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How to Become a CNA in Columbus Ohio

The healthcare industry in Columbus Ohio is a growing source of jobs and working as a nursing aide can be an excellent way to get your foot in the door in this exciting field. Even better, you can become a certified CNA in Ohio in a few short weeks and once you’ve obtained your certification you can find work in hospitals, nursing homes, and a wide range of other healthcare institutions.

If you’re looking for accredited schools in or near Columbus that offer CNA classes, we have listed some of the top schools offering nursing assistant training in the section below.  The approved courses offer the state requirement of having at least 75 hours of education, with 16 hours being dedicated to the clinical portion of the training.

You can also contact the Ohio Department of Health below for more information about NA training in your area.

Ohio Department of Health
Nurse Aide Training Competency Evaluation Program (NATCEP)
246 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Telephone: (614) 752-8285

The NATCEP unit provides phone assistance to nurse aide programs, for training programs and to consumers wishing to start new programs.

You may also want to check out our listing of Free CNA Training in Ohio.  There are many opportunities in the state of Ohio to become a Certified Nursing Assistant.

Columbus CNA Training Programs

Larock Healthcare Academy
3260 West Henderson Rd, Suite 020
Columbus, Ohio 43220
(614) 733-9542
(800) 951-3757

Students complete the training within 2-4 weeks based on schedule.  Tuition is $395 plus the cost of textbooks and sipplies.  Graduates are eligible to sit for the state exam to obtain listing on the Nurse Aide Registry

My Tees Healthcare
5454 Cleveland Ave Columbus, Ohio 43231
(614) 306-6447

My Tees Healthcare gives students the chance to become an STNA in only 12 days if they study during the day. The course has been accredited by the state of Ohio, and provides students with a plethora of skills, including patient case, communication, nutrition, and anatomy. Students will work both in the classroom and in a clinical setting.

Premier Choice Health Services
1901 E. Dublin Granville RD, Columbus, Ohio, 43229

Premier Choice Health Services provides students with an opportunity to receive STNA training that’s been approved by the state, with courses that prepare individuals for the state’s board exam is only two weeks. There are new classes every week, as well as a 99% course pass rate, and an impressive 95% job placement rate. Those on the course can schedule evening and day classes based on work and other commitments.

Columbus State Community College
550 East Spring St., Columbus, Ohio, 43215
(614) 287-5353

This 76-hour program includes 60 hours of lectures, lab study, and training within a clinical setting, providing students with the skills they need to to work in the healthcare industry.

Alia Healthcare
1495 Morse Rd, Suite 101, Columbus, Ohio 43229-3526
(614) 847-3617

This STNA program consists of 75 hours of teaching that’s been approved by the Department of Health in Ohio. Students can choose to study in the day, evening, or at the weekend, with accelerated day classes providing them with the chance to complete the course in just 10 days. The course covers a wide range of topics, including mental health, infection, and social services.

Buckeye Health Agency, LLC
2700 East Dublin Granville Road, Suite 200 Columbus, Ohio 43231
(614) 899-2478

Buckeye Health Agency has a state-approved STNA training program, where students will receive 75 hours of clinical and classroom study that incorporates basic nursing skills, CPR, physiology, anatomy, and an introduction to job skills and healthcare development. Students will need to undertake monitored clinical training as part of the 2-week certificate program, and applicants to the course must be at least 17 and proficient in English.

Frontier Health Care
1642 Brice Road Reynoldsburg, Ohio, 43068
(614) 751-8884

This state-approved training program comprises 75 hours of training, including 59 hours of classroom study. Students will learn a wide range of skills, including how to feed patients, monitor food intake, and take down vital signs.